Competitions

2nd KGJ Insurance County Cup Semi Final Review

St Georges comfortably beat Bowring last night in the 2nd KGJ Insurance County Cup Semi Final to set up a final with Ifton. They won by 50 overall but only after being down off the first four and then having all 8 winners since then. Winning captain Tony Rhodes described the game. “Superb performance against a very talented team. So …

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2nd KGJ Insurance County Cup Semi Final Preview

The 2nd KGJ Insurance County Cup Semi Final takes place at Sinclair tonight with holders Bowring looking to make their second final in as many years and St Georges their first since 2011. Both teams have plenty of experience at Sinclair this season but this rain may have made the green more holding than usual this season. Bowring won’t want …

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Shropshire Cup Final Venue

The 2017 Shropshire Cup Final will be held on Saturday 5th August between Telepost and Castlefields on Severnside No.1 Ponderosa Green commencing at 6.30 p.m. A reminder that Dress Code Applies and that all players need to have played at least 8 games in a league or a combination of leagues that are affliated to the SCGBA.

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Dave Card Rose Bowl Memorial this Sunday

The Dave Card Rose Bowl Memorial is being held this Sunday at 10 a.m. at Allscott Bowling Club, Allscott Heath, near Telford, TF6 5EQ. You can enter on the Day and the entry fee is £8 per pair. Dress code applies. This also acts as a qualifier for the Centenary Mixed Pairs on Sunday 1st October at the Waterloo in Blackpool.

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2017 Veterans Merit Report

Below is a report of and pictures from the 2017 Veterans Merit kindly written by Mike Potter. Shropshire Veterans Merit 2017 – Tuesday 18th July 2017 – Greenfields BC 20 of the county’s elder generation gathered for a lunchtime start of the Veterans Merit staged at Greenfields. The competitors enjoyed the warm, sunny afternoon but were soon to be seriously …

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1st KGJ Insurance County Cup Semi Final Report

Ifton won the first KGJ Insurance County Cup Semi Final comfortably on Meole Brace beating 2014 winners Newport by 39. They were only 10 up after the first four though with Leighton Roberts’ 9 win being cancelled out by Chris Grocott. But two single figure winners in the middle, Martin Jones 6 and Brian Hayes 8, extended the lead to …

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2017 Junior Merit & Peter Ashton Trophy Report

Below is a report and pictures from the 2017 Junior Merit thanks to Competitions Secretary Mike Potter. Shropshire Junior Merit 2017 – Sunday 16th July 2017 – Meole Brace 16 of the county’s young bowlers and their families gathered at the chosen by deputy president, Isobel Jones venue of Meole Brace to contest the 2017 running of the county junior …

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Junior Merit Today!

The Junior Merit is being held today at Meole Brace Bowling Club at 10 a.m. with a new name on the trophy as current holder Aaron King is to old now. Hopefully being moved a week earlier will attract more entries this year to avoid clashing with the school holidays. Harry Church is expected to be one of the favourites …

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1st KGJ Insurance County Cup Semi Final Preview

Ifton meet Newport in the first KGJ Insurance County Cup Semi Final at Meole Brace tonight with both teams having deposited one of the top two of the Salop Leisure Shropshire Bowling League in this competition. Ifton beat Champions Sir John Bayley while Newport beat leaders Castlefields both comfortably in the 2nd round. But while Newport are flying high in …

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